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Boys Hit Puberty Sooner Now, Study Finds by HealthFinder Posted Sat 20 Oct 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Findings mirror research on girls, but study doesn't pinpoint why. By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Boys Hit Puberty Sooner Now, Study Finds by Medline Plus Posted Mon 22 Oct 2012 6:00am Findings mirror research on girls, but study doesn't pinpoint why Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health , Puberty Read on »
Medical problems relating to puberty and growth by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 17 Jan 2012 6:31am This article discusses the common types of growth and puberty disorders in children and adolescents. This will be of help to any parents, or children, who are concerned about rates of normal growth and puberty. People come in all shapes and sizes, and in the majority of ca ... Read on »
International Endocrine Society: Block Puberty in Kids with Gender Questions by Wesley J. Smith Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:01pm 1 Comment Things continue to go from the strange, to the surreal. The International Endocrine Society is advocating that drugs be given to children with gender identity questions to block puberty, which is already done in some places. From the story: Transsexual children as young as 12 should be given drugs to postpone pube ... Read on »
Hormone Disrupting Chemicals Push Girl’s Puberty to Age 9 by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Nov 2010 12:00am I still remember that first trip to the department store for a training bra when I was in sixth grade. I didn’t really need it, but my friends were all wearing them.  It was also the year I started wearing deodorant, and a year later,  I began menstruation at age 12. Natural News reports: The study was conducted in 2006 by r ... Read on »
Early puberty: what are the signs? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 18 May 2012 9:38am Early puberty, also known as ‘precocious’ puberty is defined as the physical changes associated with puberty starting before the age of eight years in a girl and nine years in a boy. How can you know if your child has started undertaking these changes, what are the signs, and can anythi ... Read on »
Absent Father Might Mean Earlier Puberty for Higher-Income Girls by Medline Plus Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 6:00am Findings add to previous research, but experts still can't explain link Friday, September 17, 2010 FRIDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Girls growing up in higher-income homes without a biological father are likely to reach puberty earlier than others, new research finds. "In higher-income familie ... Read on »
Can Delaying Puberty & Extending Childhood Increase Lifespan? by Al Fin .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jul 2010 4:13pm Puberty seems to be arriving at earlier ages for both boys and girls. There are many reasons why puberty onset is earlier now, but most of these reasons are still unclear. The problems that arise from premature puberty include violence , higher risks of cancer and diabetes, increased behavioural problems (drugs, alcohol, delinquency etc), isola ... Read on »
Anti-HIV drugs may protect against puberty delays in HIV-infected children by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sun 18 Aug 2013 5:08am Posted by Neill Abayon For children who have been HIV -infected since birth, current anti-HIV drug regimens may protect against the delays in puberty that had been seen in HIV -infected children taking older regimens, according to researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health. HIV appears to delay puberty. Among child ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: familial male-limited precocious puberty by nih.gov Posted Wed 22 Aug 2012 9:47am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2012 What is familial male-limited precocious puberty? Familial male-limited precocious puberty is a con ... Read on »